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badigeon

[ buh-dij-uhn ]
/ bəˈdɪdʒ ən /
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noun
a composition for patching surface defects in carpentry or masonry.
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Origin of badigeon

1745–55; <French < ?
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How to use badigeon in a sentence

  • All was decadence, and they deplored vandalism, and thundered against badigeon.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
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